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Research Publications in journals:
Influence of source and level of glycerin in the diet on growthperformance, liver characteristics, and nutrient digestibility in broilers from hatching to 21 days of age
Year:2014
Research Areas
  • Cattle ranch and fishes,
  • Animal nutrition,
  • Animal production,
  • Engineering
Information
Abstract
The influence of source and level of inclusion of raw glycerin (GLYC) in the diet on growth performance, digestive traits, total tract apparent retention (TTAR), and apparent ileal digestibility of nutrients was studied in broilers from 1 to 21 d of age. There was a control diet based on corn and soybean meal and 8 additional diets that formed a 2 × 4 factorial with 2 sources of GLYC and 4 levels of inclusion (2.5, 5.0, 7.5, and 10%). The GLYC used were obtained from the same original batch of soy oil that was dried under different processing conditions and contained 87.5 or 81.6% glycerol, respectively. Type of processing of the GLYC did not affect any of the variables studied except DM and organic matter retention (P < 0.05) that was higher for the 87.5% glycerol diet. From d 1 to 21, feed conversion ratio (FCR) improved linearly (L, P ? 0.01) as the GLYC content of the diet increased, but ADG was not affected. on d 21, the relative weight (% BW) of the liver and the digestive tract increased (L, P < 0.01) as the level of GLYC in the diet increased, but lipid concentration in the liver was not affected. The TTAR of DM and organic matter increased quadratically (Q, P < 0.05) and the AMEn content of the diet increased linearly (L, P < 0.01) with increases in dietary GLYC. Also, the apparent ileal digestibility of DM (L, P < 0.05; Q, P = 0.07) and gross energy (L, P < 0.01) increased as the GLYC content of the diet increased. It is concluded that raw GLYC from the biodiesel industry can be used efficiently, up to 10% of the diet, as a source of energy for broilers from 1 to 21 d of age and that the energy content of well-processed raw GLYC depends primarily on its glycerol content.
International
Si
JCR
Si
Title
Poultry Science
ISBN
0032-5791
Impact factor JCR
1,544
Impact info
Datos JCR del año 2013
Volume
93
10.3382/ps.2014-04156
Journal number
From page
2855
To page
2863
Month
JULIO
Ranking
Participants
  • Autor: Husham Abdulsattar Dawood (UPM)
  • Autor: Mohammadvahid Kimiaeitalab (UPM)
  • Autor: Virginia Obregon (Bio-Oils)
  • Autor: David Menoyo Luque (UPM)
  • Autor: Gonzalo Gonzalez Mateos (UPM)
Research Group, Departaments and Institutes related
  • Creador: Departamento: Producción Agraria
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